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Where Have We Missed The Mark In Doctor-Patient Communication?

doctor-patient communication

Positive patient outcomes depend on effective communication, and improving doctor-patient communication begins with developing a deeper understanding of how you currently communicate. This is especially true for medical providers, since they often deal with literal life-and-death situations. But where have we missed the mark in doctor-patient communication? One-Way Patient Communication Even when a patient is […]

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What Is Organizational Communication?

These days, most work is team-based, no matter what the type of organization. Interdisciplinary teams work together to propel their organizations forward, whether it’s in software, hospitality, manufacturing, or healthcare. This means that an engaged and well-informed team is one of a leader’s most important tools. But how do teams become engaged and well-informed? In […]

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How To Communicate Feedback Effectively: The One Thing That Matters Above All

Communicate Feedback Effectively

Over time, within the context of management training and leadership communication, the concept of feedback has shifted from the description used by musicians, performers, and athletes to the much more narrow focus related to acts a supervisor performs, most often during an annual review. Most people think feedback is a message a leader creates and […]

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What is Grasping?

In a previous blog, we covered hand-off communication and touched on the concept of grasping. You know that clear communication is essential no matter what your industry or job role. But many people confuse confidence and repetition with grasping. In this article, we’ll answer the question “What is grasping?” Grasping involves not only how people […]

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What So Many People Get Wrong About Leadership Communication

Leadership Communication - Stop Wasting Words

Communication﹘ it’s an activity that humans engage in all day, every day. Whether it’s face-to-face, through an email, or in an old-fashioned written note, interaction with other humans in the hope that we will share a mutual understanding of a specific topic is essential to both life in modern-day society and our very survival. At […]

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Assessment

Are you an effective communicator?

The conscious communication techniques taught in Stop Wasting Words begin with a thorough self-assessment. We’ve created this short digital assessment to help you reflect on your approach to communication and how it affects your leadership success.

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